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Date:	Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:54:07 +0200
From:	Daniel Borkmann <>
To:	Alexei Starovoitov <>,
	William Tu <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] bpf: fix size of copy_to_user in percpu map.

On 07/29/2016 08:47 AM, Alexei Starovoitov wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 05:42:21PM -0700, William Tu wrote:
>> The total size of value copy_to_user() writes to userspace should
>> be the (current number of cpu) * (value size), instead of
>> num_possible_cpus() * (value size).  Found by samples/bpf/test_maps.c,
>> which always copies 512 byte to userspace, crashing the userspace
>> program stack.
> hmm. I'm missing something. The sample code assumes no cpu hutplug,
> so sysconf(_SC_NPROCESSORS_CONF) == num_possible_cpu == num_online_cpu,
> unless there is crazy INIT_ALL_POSSIBLE config option is used.

Are you using ARM by chance? What is the count that you get in
user space and from kernel side?

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